Charities Funded 2011

Marianne Larsen with Members of The Unity Project

Pathways - Educational Program for Aboriginal Youth in Winnipeg
Amount Funded: 10,000.00

Sisters Achieving Excellence (SAGE) - Literacy and leadership programs for young women at risk of becoming in conflict with the law
Amount Funded: 7,500.00

Community Arts & Heritage - After-school arts program for at-risk youth
Amount funded: 5,000.00

Peel Children’s Aid Society - Preparation-for-independence program for abused, neglected and at-risk youth preparing to live on their own
Amount funded: 4,000.00

Eva’s Initiative Homeless Youth - Financial literacy program for vulnerable, street-involved youth Amount funded: 5,000.00

Learning Disabilities Ass - Bursaries for 25 at-risk youth to attend Some Assembly Required; a program for grades 7-9 students with learning disabilities to help them transition to high school
Amount funded: 5,000.00

Scarborough Woman Centre - Building Strong Futures, a youth oriented mentoring program for racially and ethnically diverse young women
Amount funded: 7,500.00

Unity Project - Life Skills Program for homeless individuals
Amount funded: 10,000.00

Facing History and Ourselves - The Journey Project summer seminar for teachers to learn about teaching topics such as marginalization and genocide with at-risk youth.
Amount funded: 5,000.00

Canadian Federations of Humane Societies – Finding Fido Program to educate people to not buy dogs from puppy mills
Amount funded: 2,500.00

Turtle SHELL - Production of an educational booklet on the importance of preserving turtle habitats
Amount funded: 1,245.00

Kitchener Waterloo Working for Unemployed - Money Matters – Financial literacy program for financially excluded individuals
Amount funded: 7,500.00

Childreach, London - Young Moms Program - Young moms – support program for young mothers and their children
Amount funded: 6,000.00

Arts Etobicoke - Free Art Class Programs for children in underserved Mabelle public housing community
Amount funded: 12,000.00

East Metro Youth Services - Say Word project to provide marginalized youth in under-serviced areas in Scarborough with training and skills in journalism
Amount funded: 10,000.00

Sketch - Open Studio program for street-involved and homeless youth
Amount funded: 12,000.00

Inner City Angels - Arts Education/Media Literacy for inner city children
Amount funded: 1,000.00

Marianne Larsen with members of Childreach


It has often been said that the mark of a civilized society is how well it treats its most vulnerable members.

Our Vision:
A society where all children, youth, and animals are treated with compassion and love.